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sense, give your car time to warm up. you get the frost on there and it can be hard to see out there, so make sure you have good visibility. we have the seven-day forecast and it has a lot of sunshine and a bit of warming. we will let you know how warm temperatures will go coming up in a few minutes. >> nonstop from san jose to tokyo, that has long been a dream for the bay area's biggest city, and now it's a reality. ana bought their state of the art bowing dreamliner, it's the latest in an attempt to boost business at the airport and the airport needs a boost. in 2011, the airport trailed oakland and others in total pass enjeers. damian, you know the drill, brand new terminal, not long ago, brand new service today, will it help to bring more people to sjc. >> this flight links the technology capital of the world
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with a technology giant that is japan. now, sjc said it has the pass eninjure demand it just need s flights and in is a step in the right direction. >> first landing, the dreamliner. it was cause for a celebration in san jose international apartme airport, this is so important for our members and other business travelers and to the traveling public. >> carl lardino, represents the executives that were wanting this direct flight to tokyo. their only option before was sfo, which prompted the mayor to take a jab at his neighbor to the north. >> you can fly out of an airport that has one of the best on time records in the country and you can avoid an airport that has one of the worst on time records in the country.
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they have been struggling the to lure more airlines to the silicon valley, they are slowly returning and they are hoping that the dreamliner arrival will convince them to open up shop in san jose. >> i can assure you, they are looking at san jose and thinking that is a good opportunity. >> michael is leading a group of 20 silicone valley business leaders on the inaugural flight. ready to make the sales pitch to japanese companies. >> i realize that the kinds of conventions and businesses, and visitors we are trying to bring here will only be benefitted from direct flights from asia. >> the dreamliner lifted off from sjc, taking with it the hope of an airport. and the first few flights to tokyo are already sold out, so that is good news for the airline. tonight at 6:00, we will talk to the chairman of the ana airline, and to the man whose name is on the wall behind me.
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>> the celebration comes after a turbulent six months for the dreamliner. today the faa announced a full safety review after a series of fall incidents. in july, debris falling from the dreamliner that led to a fire that shut down an a apartment. and then the ntsb made two safe and last month, a united airlines dreamliner made acknowledge emergency landing in new orleans when a power generator failed and just today, an ana dreamliner in japan was delayed due to an oil leak. officials say it's important to note that the fleet has not been grounded. staffing problems have caused a major slowdown on the dunbarton brinl, one of the toll booths have been closed since
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january 1 ft. the transportation commission said they cannot afford to staff it, but they are considering staffing it during peak commute hours and macy convert it to a fast track only lane. connecticut's chief medical examiner said that the brain of the gunman in the newtown school shooting showed nothing unusual. he killed 26 people, including 20 people at sandy hook elementary school last month. the medical examiner said that there's still studies being done. and that massacre in connecticut is leading the controversial changes in ohio. custodians are being allowed to carry handguns on campus. they will pay for employees to take a two-day gun training class. the superintendent of the school
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said that having guns in the hands of the right people are not a hinderance, they are a means to protect. vice president biden is getting ready to give the president his recommendations for gun safety. that is supposed to happen next tuesday. today, mr. bidabidbideabide -- met with video gamers and talked about the violence in the games that ea makes. the vice president met with the nra. we are there live where we wrapped up an interview with mr. templeton. what did he have to say? >> he was pretty disappointed, especially heading to a busy weekend. gun officials estimate they will get up to 10,000 people over the course of the weekend. now today is the day that vendors set up for the show. they are going to be more than 150 vendors on saturday and sunday, selling everything from guns and ammunition, to gun
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saves, gun parts and nooknives jewelry. they hold gun shows in four different states and consider this to be on the medium to small size. the show organizers tell me that over the last few weeks. public attendance at this shows has roughly doubled and they attribute it to the discussion of the possible changes in gun laws. now the owner and founder of crossroads of the west and he is the president of the national association of arms shows, bob templeton was just in washington, d.c. as you mentioned discussing the changes with the vice president. cabinet level officials and also others in the gun industry. >> the vice president is acco cordial guy and it's clear that they made their decision prior to the meeting and while we had a nice dialog, nothing was
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achieved. >> reporter: now templeton said that his views are mostly in line with the nra, meaning that he feels that current laws do not need changes. a gun violence task force will be meeting on monday in d.c. and it will have a lot of california input. california congressman mike thompson, and others will be on that task force. nbc bay area news. thank you. be careful where you smoke, fremont is expandsing the smoking ban. requiring landlords to disclose smoking restrictions to tenants and banning cigarette vending machines. it's considered one of the strictest smoking bans in the bay area.
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>> announcements for ending the war afghanistan were released. the role of the u.s. after 2014 was discussdiscussed, the leade that the afghan army is exceeding expectations and that they will take the lead from u.s. troops this spring rather than summer. >> have you noticed a possible pay day disappointment? learn why your check was not as big as it was two weeks ago. >> two stanford biologists said that the collapse of society is coming. and they offer steps to prevent it, you may be interested to see where they feel he should start. >> piem in the weather center, frigid start to the day, temperatures that dropped to the 20s. fairfield one of the coldest with 26 and 29 in napa, we will have plenty of sunshine by the weekend but it will stay cold even for the 49ers game on saturday. temperatures in the 40s throughout the game. i'm back with the full forecast and a freeze warning coming up.
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the oil tanker that hit the bay bridge on monday is now headed for equedor, the overseas beat is sea worthy and it was given clearance to lift anchor. it was escorted out of the bay. it sideswiped a tour tower of the bay bridge because of fog. they are trying to figure out if a problem with one of the radar devices on the bridge contributed to the accident. >> today is pay day for a lot of people and your paycheck could be smaller today while congress and the president avoided the so-called fiscal cliff, they did not extend the payroll tax cuts. that means a 2% increase to i don't really social security tax went into effect this month. bottom line, the average
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american that pulls in $1700 a check, lost $33 a check. >> the 49ers beat the packers in the first game of the season at green bay, so homefield advantage will hopefully mean a big win at the stick. san francisco mayor, and the mayor of green bay are making a friendly wager on the game and this bet has an educational twist. if the 49ers win, green bay will sponsor special tours for hundreds of san francisco kids at the exploratorium when it opens at the new home at pier 15 in april. if the niners lose, san francisco will sponsor a free admission day at the children's museum of green bay a. if the game comes down a field goal, it will be a familiar face doing the kicking. jim harbaugh said his original guy, david akers is still his guy. despite missing a nfl high 13 field goals this season.
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>> okay, so only of us or most of us will be glued to the set watching the game. this is the bay area, so it would be that we are messing with our second screens, we have another way to follow the 49ers. welcome back, you were at ces in las vegas. >> by second screens we are talking about the mobile devices. tablets, lab tops, phones, all fairly standard to stay in touch with our social network while watching the game. i want to talk about an app called talk. here is what it looks like, you choose the game, based on the area that you live in. so, for example, this is actually a different screen, but on my pad i have the app and it lets you choose by game, wherever you want to play and whichever you want to play on the football apps will have statistics and things. but unlike other apps this one will let you talk to the people in your social network using
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voice chat with up to four people at a time, the second screen item popular for sports fans. close to half of us are using mobile devices while we watch games. given the fact that tablets are fairly recent, it's a quick ramp up. you can expect a lot of people to be online as they are watching. >> it's tok and it's an app. >> t-o-k, and you can find it in the app store. >> okay. get a chance, check out the bay bridge around 11:00 this evening. caltrans will be putting on a light show. it's not fourth of july, it's just something very special. take a look. engineers will be testing the new l.e.d. light sculpture on the san francisco side, when it's done, 25,000 lights will flash in a sequence. tonight is a quick test, the real show will be unveiled on march fi5th and it will last fo
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two years. >> the latest task may take the cake for references. two stanford biologyists issued a report saying our civilization is heading for collapse, but there's things we can save it. we look at the road map to saving the word. >> no small task. it's a husband and wife team, they have published the report how to prevent the global collapse of civilization and they say, the first step is to provide equal rights for women. the population studies and biology professor at stanford said that quality for women will allow us to reduce the population reducing the use of natural resources. and we know from studies and records that about women have job opportunities, educational opportunities, they are basically equal to men, then
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they -- the birth rates go down. >> he said that reducing the world's population is key to protecting our limited natural resources. and he suggests giving all sexually adults free access to contraception and emergency abortion. he said instead of focusing on the fiscal cliff, we should focus on drastically reducing our use of fossil fuels the. studies have shown that sustaining today's 7 billion people at current standards will require an additional half a planet for resources. he said that about budgets can be negotiated bus you cannot negotiate with nature. >> if you like to learn more, his report was published in proceedings of the royal society bee, and britain's prince charles, a vocal environmentalist, recommended and commended the report. nbc bay area news. thank you, let's bring in our chief meteorologistist. the weather in green bay is about 40 degrees. >> it's like here. >> it's the same weather. >> i know, who knows if it will
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be a game advantage on saturday. but with wind chills it could feel like the 30s out at candlestick with that game. so it will be a cold one. let's look at the current temperatures right now. we have 48 in santa rosa, and 49 in concord, and 49 in san jose, that 49 in san francisco, feeling likes 40 with a wind chill that is knocking the temperatures again by ten degrees. so, by all accounts here, that freeze warning is going to continue to stay in effect for tonight. most visit cal areas, east bay, south -- most criticedit areas,s is the weather that will kill plants and you need to bring in the pets. it's way too cold for at least three to four more mornings. it will be difficult for pets to deal with that. let's go outside to the live hd sky camera network on this friday. you can see that we have clouds moving in, but overall, it temperatures cold and below average. we do have clearing and a bit of
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cloid cover moving in, and we are dealing with the wind. shaking the camera, 10-20 miles an hour, when will it warm up? probably not until next week. the high pressure has mild air. but it will take time to get here. right now, it's all about the jet stream, this thing is sinking to all-time new levels. way down to southern california, getting close to mexico. it's dragging down the air. we will be stuck in the freezer here as we head throughout saturday, sunday and maybe to monday of next week. and that is going to mean this for our temperatures. tomorrow morning, livermore, 28, napa 28, and that will put us near record setting territory. with the freeze warning in effect. good news, next week, livermore looks to warm up by wednesday with low 60s for the afternoon highs. back in the cold, it will be 29 in concord, 38 in redwood city
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and 40 in san francisco. and for tomorrow, we get the sun in here by the afternoon. temperatures in the low 50s for daytime highs, not a bad afternoon, remember to wear the layers and bundle up in the morning hours. sunday, dry, and a bright start coming our way as we head to monday. we talked about a low chance of snow from late saturday to early sunday morning. we have taken it out of the forecast, the models have taken it off shore. but we will watch it closely. a lot of sunshine through monday, tuesday, and wednesday. if you are going to the 49ers game, you are one of the you can willy ones. yes, wear the layers, folks. upper 30s. wear a slanket, do you have one? >> twha? >> it's a blanket with sleeves. >> welcome to green bay weather. >> thanks jeff, back in a moment.
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>> the stars will be shining for the annual golden globe award, this year's ceremony will have a new look. both of the hosts, well they had to be there anyway, they are each nominated. you can watch the golden globes right here on the nbc bay area on sunday, we will have the first look live at the red carpet. >> and here is something that might be interesting. experience the show in a whole new way, download the zeebox app and interact with other fans as you watch. we will be back in a moment. ♪
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secondhand smoke affects everyone's health.
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it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. the first official portrait of kate middleton was released. it's a bit controversial, they arrived at the gallery this morning to see the painting. it was created by a scottish artist, he said that kate asked
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to be portrayed as her natural self, instead of a royal. he used two live sittings to capture the painting. the painting toob 3-1/2 months to finish. >> there's always critics. >> she likes it, that is what matters. >> it's beautiful. >> she is stunning. >> okay, jeff, as we go to the weekend, we know layer up we know it is going to be green bay around here. >> it will be chilly, if you headed to the 49ers game, wind chills up to the upper 30s. dry saturday and sunday, and daytime highs topping out near 50 degrees. so, bundle up and also get ready for the frost in the morning hours too. >> you know what? i had three comforters on my bed last night. >> oh, my gosh. >> i was roasting by the time i woke up. but i was warm. >> stay warm this weekend, have a great weekend, see you at 6:00. >> see you soon.
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on our broadcast tonight, the deep impact of this nationwide flu epidemic now in 47 states and now like clockwork, the first questions emerging about the effectiveness of this year's vaccine. going to extremes across the country. bitter cold where it's supposed to be warm. warm where it's supposed to be cold. this won't help. tonight, an explanation of what's going on with this weather. locked and loaded in the classroom, as the fight over guns heats up in washington. some schools are taking matters into their own hands. suddenly, teacher training might include handling a handgun. and the royal treatment. tonight we'll unveil the new official portrait of kate, the duchess of cambridge. perhaps she'll see right away what's so controversial about it. "nightly news" begins now. from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams.

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